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News report of man's attempt to bomb the Portland FBI building?????

The TV news reported on it, but it appears nowhere in any Internet news.
Did anybody else see the World and local news reports last night on TV about a man trying to bomb the Portland FBI building? His wife says he's being framed because of his research on the Illuminati!!!! WTF!! I heard about it, then searched everywhere on the net for a news article and found nothing.

maybe this will answer your ? 14.Nov.2003 19:10

reposted from www.rense.com/reposted from www.katu.com

November 13, 2003 Bank robbers might have been home grown terrorists PORTLAND - A list of possible terror targets compiled by an ultra-right wing group, including government buildings and other facilities were made public Thursday as a federal judge sentenced a Portland area man for his part in a 1997 bank robbery. After the sentencing of Fritz Springmeier, a self-described religious author, Clackamas County Sheriff deputies revealed a loose-leaf binder seized in 2001 as a part of the case. Springmeier, a white separatist known for his anti-government writings will serve 9 years in federal prison. Federal Judge James Redden characterized the robbery that included the detonation of a pipe bomb as a diversion as "vicious." Among the locations handwritten in the binder entitled "Army of God, Yahweh's Warriors, were the federal building, FBI offices, and KATU studios in Portland. Floor plans to the FBI offices were also a part of the evidence seized in a raid on property near Corbett on Feb. 9, 2001. In the raid, federal agents also seized a cache of military-style assault weapons, including an AK-47, hand grenades, C-4 explosives, and bomb-making ingredients that included ammonium nitrate and fuel oil. "We take it (the target lists) very seriously," says Steve Thoroughman, a detective with Clackamas County, and the lead investigator of the US government's case against Springmeier and his accomplice Forrest Bateman, who was convicted and sentenced earlier this year in connection with the bank robbery. Thoroughman says agents of the FBI and ATF have reviewed the hand-written notes and have followed up on those leads. "They had the means to do almost anything they wanted to," said Thoroughman. They had fully automatic AK-47's, they had night vision, they had ceramic body armor, anything they needed to carry out an assault." Federal prosecutors say the handwritten notes were a clue to the workings of the group, but without additional overt acts they did not provide enough evidence to prove a conspiracy. "We had to have more to make that kind of a case," said Frank Noonan, the US attorney who prosecuted Springmeier. Springmeier's wife Patricia says her husband first met Bateman at a bible study in 1995. "He knew the bible forward and backward, and that's why they first got together," says Patricia Springmeier. Patricia also says her husband was framed by the federal government for his writings that she believes exposed corruption at high levels of the government. Just before sentencing Springmeier told the judge that the government had destroyed his life. As he had during his trial, Springmeier proclaimed his innocence and referred the sentence as a "divine blessing."

Fritz Springmeier Sentenced 22.Nov.2003 15:17

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See international news service series of reports about Fritz Springmeier at: internationalnewssvc.com That's "svc."

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